City shuttler Sairaj Nayse has been given the top seeding in the PNB Metlife Junior Badminton Championship (JBC)Â to be held at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai from July 21 to 25.
The annual tournament will be held under the auspices of Maharashtra Badminton Association and Badminton Association of India.
Sairaj, a Standard IV student of Narayana Vidyalayam, has been given the top seeding in the U-11 boys singles category. Another talented city player Shaurya D Kumar will be the second seed in the same group.
The tourney will be held in the age group of U-9, U-11, U-13, U-15 and U-17 boys and girls singles. The top four finishers of each group will qualify for the grand finale to be held at New Delhi in September.
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